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Percussion Software's CM System Web Content Management Platform Named as Finalist in 2011 American Business Awards(SM)

June 9, 2011 - WOBURN, MA

Percussion Software, a leading provider of web content management (WCM) software, announced today its CM System WCM platform was named a Finalist in the 2011 American Business Awards. Percussion's CM System is a finalist for the "New Product or Service of the Year - Computer Software - New Version" category.

The American Business Awards is the nation's premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the United States are eligible to submit nominations. More than 2,800 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in more than 40 categories.

Percussion CM System powers the cutting edge websites of numerous businesses, education institutions, and government agencies. CM System breaks through the technology bottlenecks associated with publishing a rapidly expanding amount of content across multiple sites, communities, and channels to improve interactions with customers. CM System uses standards-based technologies that ensure organizations have the freedom to customize, extend, and securely integrate the platform according to their needs, and maintain the agility to rapidly adopt new technologies.

"Percussion's CM System is helping our customers in both the private and public sectors easily scale the amount of content they are able to publish by removing critical barriers at each step of the web content management process," said Joe Wykes, President, Percussion Software. "We're delighted CM System has been recognized as a Finalist in the 2011 American Business Awards, and believe this recognition is a strong validation of the value that our customers gain from using our solutions."

Finalists were chosen by business professionals nationwide during preliminary judging in April and May. Stevie Award winners will be selected from among the Finalists in each category by members of 10 specialized final judging committees. More than 150 executives will have participated in judging this year.

This year's Stevie Award winners will be announced during the annual gala on Monday, June 20 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. More than 600 executives from across the US are expected to attend. The event will benefit Camfed (, which fights poverty and HIV/AIDS in Africa by educating girls and empowering women to become leaders of change.

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at

About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at

Sponsors and partners of The 2011 American Business Awards include Infogroup, IBM Netezza, American Support, Citrix Online, Epic Media Group, High Performance Technologies Inc., iolo technologies, LifeLock, Merisel, PetRays, SDL, SoftPro, and Vérité, Inc.

About Percussion Software
Percussion Software publishes a family of Web Content Management (WCM) solutions, CM1 and CM System, that help businesses simplify their web content management processes to increase traffic, drive conversion, improve personalization, and build community. Percussion's solutions' decoupled architecture uniquely allows business users across the organization to take control of content and presentation, provides unparalleled control over how web content is used and distributed across channels, and enables IT organizations to freely integrate third-party, delivery-side applications without restriction. Percussion's WCM solutions are used by hundreds of leading companies, education institutions and government agencies to power their online content strategies, including,, Armstrong, Rentokil,, Norton Rose, Virginia Tech University, Harvard Law School, National Cancer Institute, and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. To learn more, visit

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